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    Asshur_(Son of Shem)

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      Ashur, was the second son of Shem, the son of Noah. Ashur's brothers were Elam, Aram, Arpachshad and Lud. The Hebrew text of Genesis 10:11 is somewhat ambiguous as to whether it was Ashur himself (eg. as reads the KJV), or Nimrod (as in some other English translations) who built the cities of Nineveh, Resen, Rehoboth-Ir and Calah in Assyria, since the name Ashur can refer to either the person or the country.


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      • Asshur_(Son of Shem)
    • relatedVerses
      • Genesis 10:22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
    • gender
      • male

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